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By Audrey Stasko, Public Information Officer

March 25, 2020

An 80-year-old Citrus County resident diagnosed with COVID-19 passed away on Wednesday, March 25. This is the first COVID-19 death in Citrus County. 

We are expressing our condolences to the person's family and will continue to work with the Florida Department of Health (DOH) and our community partners to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Positive cases and fatalities are reported by DOH twice a day, at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., on the DOH COVID-19 Dashboard. Please visit the Florida Department of Health's COVID-19 site at where you can find important information regarding what you need to know now about COVID-19 in Florida.

For more information about DOH-Citrus, visit or follow us on Twitter at @FLHealthCitrus.

About the Florida Department of Health

The department, nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts.

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